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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Jane Austen
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LibriVox recording of Lady Susan , by Jane Austen. Jane Austen demonstrated her mastery of the epistolary novel genre in Lady Susan, which she wrote in 1795 but never published. Although the primary focus of this short novel is the selfish behavior of Lady Susan as she engages in affairs and searches for suitable husbands for herself and her young daughter, the actual action shares its importance with Austen’s manipulation of her characters' behavior by means of their reactions to the letters...
Topics: librivox, audio book, audiobook, literature, epistolary, novel, austen
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Herodotus of Halicarnassus f. 440 B.C., translated by A. D. Godley, d. 1925
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LibriVox recording of Herodotus' "Histories" read by LibriVox volunteers. The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is chronicled, and the...
Topics: LibriVox, audio books, history, ancient history, Greece, Greek history, classics, Europe
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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Solo Piano Recordings of Karl Westerberg (Mozart).
Topics: classical music, piano, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karl Westerberg
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by Edith Nesbit
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LibriVox recording of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, by Edith Nesbit Edith Nesbit, the author of Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare, felt passionately that young children should enjoy Shakespeare's great works. She set about to retell his plays in a language that children would not only understand, but delight in. This is a marvelous introduction to the works of Shakespeare that ALL will enjoy. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover...
Topics: Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Nesbit, Edith Nesbit, children, librivox, audiobook
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Gianluca Luisi / onclassical.com
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OnClassical is a small independent Italian label for classical music which produces its own recordings without profit-sharing with intermediaries and/or authors' societies (read more at: onclassical.com/info.htm . Files on this page are downloadable in full-quality - as the original master-CD (WAV format) - at: onclassical.com website .
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Topic: bach, partitas, piano, classical music, gianluca luisi, onclassical
Source: onclassical.com
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J S Bach's Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue for Keyboard
Topics: Bach, keyboard, fantasy, fugue
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
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Librivox recording of Tao Teh King , by Lao-Tze. Read by Eric S. Piotrowski Lao-Tze's Tao Teh King illuminates The Tao: a guiding principle of the universe and all within it. By exploring the nature of dualities and complements, Lao-Tze dissects strength and weakness; presence and absence; life and death. The Tao Teh King has served as a foundation for centuries of philosophy and wisdom. (Summary by Eric S. Piotrowski) For further information, including links to M4B audio book, online text,...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, literature
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Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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The first episode of a 13-part adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece. This Globe Radio Repertory production aired on NPR Playhouse in the late 80s, and subsequently in English-speaking countries around the world.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, Radio Drama, Madame Bovary, Flaubert
Globe Radio Repertory
by Jean Sherrard
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'A Marriageable Girl' (1903) This dramatic series is based on sixteen stories drawn from Anton Chekhov's vast body of work. The stories range from early sketches published when he was still a medical student to the masterpieces he wrote in the last decade of his life. The stories are arranged in chronological order and trace Chekhov's development as an artist and as a human being. This series aired nationwide on NPR Playhouse in the early 90s.
Topics: Globe Radio Repertory, NPR Playhouse, radio drama, Anton Chekhov, short stories
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by Arthur Conan Doyle
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This is an audio book version of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Sign of Four
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by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s first novel, Lady Audley’s Secret, was one of the most popular English novels of its day. Published serially in 1862, it tells the story of the lovely Lucy Graham, who becomes Lady Audley at the beginning of the novel, and who conceals a scandalous secret from her new husband and his family. The plot, which includes madness, bigamy, attempted murder, and seduction, made this a shocking but highly successful story for...
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Topics: literature, audiobook, fiction, braddon, lady audleys secret, librivox
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text